Manga Art

Course summary

Manga is a comic created in Japan and super popular among children all across the globe.

Johnny’s 4 week course teaches a series of exercises to introduce Japanese Manga Art to the children, understand the difference between characteristics and features, and visualise drawing characters in different poses.

If you want to select the session you would like to attend, please contact 9687 1560.

1 session cost: $38

Week 1: Introduction to Manga Art – Head proportions and features

Week 2: Hair and accessories

Week 3: Body proportions and figures in motion

Week 4: Continuing figures in motion and composition

Required art materials will be provided during the workshop.
Suitable for children aged between 9-15 years old.

What you will learn

  • what is Manga?
  • human head proportion
  • skills in drawing male & female manga head, tilting the head in different directions and angles

What you will get

  • an opportunity to have a short sketching session of human skull(small) and observe the skull structure

What you need to bring

  • drink bottle

About the Tutor

Johnny has extensive experience teaching Visual Art to children. He has created after-school Visual Arts programs for the children during school terms at OOSH, Neighbourhood Houses, libraries and weekend classes.

Johnny uses a proven step-by-step teaching method with a series of carefully planned in-depth exercises children are going to learn drawing, watercolour, oil-pastel and acrylic painting techniques to create quality artwork that will build student’s self-confidence.

Some of his classes include cartooning, clay modelling, Manga art, oil-pastel and paintings.

Course cost

COST: $145.00

Class availability: 10 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Saturday 18 February
1.30pm – 3.30pm (4 sessions)
Book all sessions or individually.

Book this course

To enrol in this course, fill out the form below. Remember to add the details of any other students who are part of your booking.

Please note: This class requires a minimum number of students to go ahead. For this reason, we encourage students to book at least 5 days prior to the course/workshop. In the unlikely event that we don't get enough enrolments, we may need to postpone to a later date or cancel the course/workshop. You will be advised via email or text prior to the class commencing.


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Course gallery

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